ACPGBI 2018 Annual Meeting

The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland’s 2018 Annual Meeting took place 9-11 July at the Birmingham International Convention Centre.

Peter Dawson

President’s Message

Thank you for joining me for our Annual Meeting in Bournemouth. 

‘Schwartz Rounds’ – an interview with Alison Proudfoot from The Point of Care Foundation

Following the success of an introductory session at the 2016 ACPGBI conference in Edinburgh, the Association will this year host a plenary session dedicated to Schwartz Rounds. Schwartz Rounds are a...

Robert Arnott

The inaugural Patient Liaison Group session – an interview with Prof Robert Arnott

At this years’ ACPGBI annual meeting in Bournemouth, 3-5 July, the association’s Patient Liaison Group (PLG) will for the first time host a session discussing their work and the importance...

Susan Moug

Impact of personality and situation on decision-making about anastomosis and diversion – an interview with Susan Moug

At this year’s ACPGBI annual meeting in Bournemouth, 3-5 July, Ms Susan Moug (Consultant Colorectal and General Surgeon at NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde, UK) will present the final results...

Time to closure of diverting ileostomy – data from the National Bowel Cancer Audit – an interview with James Hill

James Hill outlines how the National Bowel Cancer Audit (NBOCA) is helping to improve clinical practice and the outcomes of patients with colorectal cancer in England and Wales.